Jen Hyde is a writer who divides her time between Los Angeles and Brooklyn. She has written for The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Longreads and elsewhere. Jen’s debut poetry collection Hua Shi Hua,华诗画 [Drawings & Poems from China], was published by Ahsahta Press (Boise State University) in 2017. She is currently at work on Murmur, a 2016 finalist for the Creative Capital Grant in Literature. It is a work of nonfiction. Since becoming a mother in 2018, she also writes a monthly newsletter called Nap Chat. More at jenhyde.com.